For Love or Money is a romantic comedy featuring a concierge at the Bradbury Hotel, Doug Ireland (Michael J. Fox). Doug is well connected and very good at his job, giving personal attention to guests while at the same time pocketing big tips. Doug dreams of opening his own hotel on Roosevelt Island. After saving everything he has earned, his time is coming to a close at the Bradbury, but he needs an investor to make his dreams come true. He has a matter of weeks to develop an old hotel on Roosevelt Island or else he will lose it. His only hope is an unscrupulous billionaire, Christian Hanover (Anthony Higgins). Doug must pretend to date his mistress, Andy Hart (Gabrielle Anwar) in order to get the money he needs for his hotel, but in doing so Doug falls for her. Doug is faced with the decision of losing Andy or losing his dream hotel.